Literary Arts Magazine Spring 2019 - Page 11

Egyptian Pyramids Hala S Ibrahem The three famous Egyptian pyramids, Khufu, Khafra and Mangra, are considered one of the wonders of the world. The great pyramid of Khufu was built in 2550 BC under the reign of King Khufu. Its height reaches 481 ft. Poems Modeled After George Ella Lyon’s Poem Where I’m From Alicia Delgado I am from my grandmother’s cuddles From pupusas and horchata I’m from San Nicolas Street Lined with cobblestones I’m from the praise ‘Un Corazón Comprometido’ Which I carry in my heart I’m from jocotes and mangoes Delicious and sweet. I’m from Christmas and New Years in San Miguel From Julia and Miriam, The strong women in my family. THIS IS WHERE I AM FROM Mahlet Burusa I am from my mom and dad’s unconditional love From caramel and milk and bread I’m from the green forest and coffee farms, Cold, green, big fields I’m from the small river outside my window I’m from the medicine tree that cured everything From the Aday flower Which flowers once a year I’m from racing with my mom in the shops From Alamitou and Ragassa And the beautiful family memories they gave me THIS IS WHERE I AM FROM 11